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  • Recycling arrangement finalized

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The city and county are in agreement on the use of the recycling center in Grant at First and Hancock streets. The city signed the inter-local agreement on March 24 and the county signed April 6 at the county commi...
  • Counties talk dispatch merger

    By Jordan Shearer Keith County News On Wednesday, April 8, the Keith County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of taking over the 911 dispatching services for Perkins County with its Sheriff, Jim Brueggeman.   Brueggeman approached the Ke...
  • Elna Johnson named first woman Master Editor-Publisher in Nebraska

      By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican Elna Johnson, longtime co-publisher of The Imperial Republican, received the Nebraska Press Association’s (NPA) highest honor Friday when she was named Master Editor-Publisher. She received the award in fr...
  • SWNCBC reminds of housing rights

    The Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) wants all Nebraskans to understand their fair housing rights. The Fair Housing Act makes discrimination in the sale, rental and advertising in housing unlawful, and assures that citizens ar...
  • Tribune-Sentinel wins awards

    The Grant Tribune-Sentinel won 24 awards at the Nebraska Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest of 2014. Results of Nebraska’s best daily and weekly newspapers were revealed April 18 at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual banquet, held in ...
  • PCHS awards employees at banquet

      At its annual banquet held Friday, April 17, Perkins County Health Services leadership awarded honors to several of its employees for their years of service. Employees reaching five years included Tiffine Harger (Grant Medical Clinic), Mark Knoll (G...
  • Parks and Rec program shaping up for 2015

    By Becky Uehling Staff Writer With the weather warming up, city officials are busy preparing infrastructure for outdoor recreation activities, while new director Renee Seiler is busy preparing the quality of the programs. No one is more excited about thi...
  • First communion held

      On April 12, the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant had five students receive the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. They included, from left to right, Carson Coats, Jake Deaver, Maddox Lee, Oscar Boldt and Cal Wells....
  • A great time to plant a tree...

    Arbor Day, the last Friday in April, is a holiday established in the state of Nebraska. It happens to be the time of year that is ideal planting time.In celebration of Arbor Day, the Grant Tree Board will be making a presentation to the children at Hastin...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Grant Legion Auxiliary news Grant Legion Auxiliary Unit  No. 40 met at Westview April 14. President Loretta Armbruster called the meeting to order. Reenie Mercier had the program on Memorial Day facts. At the end of the business meeting, members made a ...
  • Traveling Vietnam Wall in Imperial next week

    By Russ Pankonin Imperial Republican The Vietnam Traveling Wall will be open to all when it comes to Imperial this week, Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26. The Wall will be erected on the old high school football field at 1150 Wellington Street. Th...
  • National Library Week recognized at Hastings Memorial Library

      Robin Quinn, librarian at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant, finishes setting up snacks for guests at the library as part of National Library Week. The week was observed with a silent auction, special programs and other fun activities....
  • 50 Shades of Me

    Newspaper legacy lives on Brooke Pankonin Tribune Office Manager This past weekend I attended my second Nebraska Press Association (NPA) convention, third if you count when I attended at the age of two weeks. If I had a dollar for every time I heard “...
  • From the Pulpit

    Let Jesus in to make sense of the chaos By Pastor Huran Gatobu Wallace UMC God is good all the time. As we think of the resurrection stories of Jesus, Luke 24:13-32 tells about two of Jesus followers who were travelling from Jerusalem to a village calle...
  • Perkins County students attend State FCCLA

      Twelve members of the Perkins County High FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter attended the FCCLA State Leadership Conference and STAR Competition, April 12, 13 and 14, in Lincoln. “Toward New Horizons” was the theme o...
  • Plainsmen on a roll...

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County boys’ golf squad is picking up steam and cutting strokes as the season progresses.On April 16 the team was second at the Hershey Invite, played at the Oregon Trails Golf Course in Sutherland. PCS...
  • Curtis of PCS named to All-Star squad

    Perkins County senior Mariah Curtis has been selected for this year’s Cambridge Community School Organization’s 31st annual All-Star basketball game.Curtis will compete on the West squad.The event is slated for May 29 at 6 p.m. CT at Cambridge High Sc...
  • Bowling News

    Week of April 9High Game Karla Eddie - 225 Sue Baker - 197 Denise Barrett - 187High Series Karla Eddie - 525 Sue Baker - 508 Amanda Christensen - 500 Week of April 16High Game Diane Stevenson - 222 Karla Eddie - 191 Belinda Daly - 186 High Series Diane...
  • UNL president at Stumpf Wheat Center

      Newly appointed President of the University of Nebraska, Dr. Hank Bounds, was in Grant on April 14 visiting the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center. Only a handful of locals were invited and attended the private tour, which included Grant Cit...
  • Annual banquet celebrates PCS FFA

      The annual Perkins County High School FFA banquet was held in Grant on April 17. Incoming officers of the PCS FFA chapter recognized were (Front row, l-r): Amanda Reichert, vice-president; Madison Patrick-Jantzen, reporter; Brandie Ross, secretary; ...